June 18, 2024

The largest US movie chain now accepts cryptocurrencies for a fee

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The largest US movie chain now accepts cryptocurrencies for a fee

The popularity of cryptocurrencies continues to grow. AMC, the largest theater chain in the United States, began to pay in cryptocurrencies on its online services after months of jokes and tips on the matter.

The announcement was made by AMC CEO Twitter, Thursday (11). In the report, it was revealed that the network initially accepts the following digital assets: Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Litecoin (LTC). In the coming months, Dogecoin (DOGE), the famous cryptocurrency monument that hit US $ 40 billion (R $ 219.4 billion) market value in recent weeks, could use even US $ 10 billion (R $ 54.87 billion) a few days later.

As of Thursday (11), payments made through cryptocurrencies were already responsible for 14% of the network’s online transactions, with the purchase of tickets, newly available option and gift cards, already accepting payments. Digital currencies from October.

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The news comes at a time when digital currencies are booming. Monday (8) The cryptocurrency market crossed the US $ 3 trillion mark for the first time (R $ 16.3 trillion), assets such as Bitcoin and Ethereum surpass their historical value records, thanks to the entry of traditional investors into the sector.

Source: CoinTelegraph, CoinDesk

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